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, the department of defense was ready to fly in cargo planes that could be loaded with trucks and equipment to help local power companies get up and running faster. but recovery will be a long, hard road for many communities. there's a lot of work ahead. if you've been directly impacted by this storm and need temporary assistance getting back on your feet, you can call 1-800-621-fema, or apply at disasterassistance.gov. if you know folks who are still without power, please spread the word and let them know. and if you don't live in an affected area and want to help, supporting the red cross is the best and fastest way. this week, we have been humbled by nature's destructive power. but we've been inspired as well. for when the storm was darkest, the heroism of our fellow citizens shone brightest. the nurses and doctors at nyu medical center who evacuated fragile newborns, carrying some down several flights of stairs. the firefighters in queens who battled an inferno from flooded streets, and rescued people from an apartment building by boat. the coast guard crews from north carolina who saved a sink
defense strategy as we try to work through what the roles of the different services are and the defense strategy, i also remind everyone that we are also going to be downsizing during this time. the army, who at the beginning of calendar year 2012 was 570,000, will go down to 490,000 in the active component by the end of 2017. we have significant deployed commitments. we are downsizing our army, and we are now looking to the future. one of the main thing is we have to do is ensure we have the right mix. i always talk about my three rio stats that the secretary of army and i pay a lot of attention to. end strength, modernization, and readiness. because in general terms those are the drivers of our budget. we have to keep those in balance. we want to learn from the lessons of past draw downs. some of the lessons is you can't get out of balance. because if you get out of balance you start to have an unready army. which leads to a hobbled army. we talk about task force smith and its impact and unpreparedness as was asked to go into korea post-world war ii. we don't want that to happen again
and foremost, our military readiness. but for an area that relies heavily on the defense industry, it would be devastating. >> what were the dates from key come house, senate and governor's races online any time and throughout the day saturday on c-span, starting at 10:00 a.m. eastern. >> just a few minutes ago, i called by president bush and congratulated him on his victory. and i know i speak for all of you and for all of the american people when i say, he will be our president and we will work with them. this nation faces major challenges ahead and we must work together. >> i have just received a telephone call from gov. dukakis. [applause] and i want you to know, it was most gracious. his call was personal. it was genuinely friendly. and it was and the great tradition of american politics. [applause] >> of this weekend on c-span 3 and american history tv, 20 years of presidential victory and concession speeches, but sunday at 7:00 p.m. eastern and pacific. >> "washington journal" continues. host: we have been highlighting key battleground states as part of a series and the countdown to
is doing well, everywhere. he is is really hitting hard defense spending in southeastern, virginia. the tidewater area where you have a lot of defense contractors and a lot of military families. hitting on all of the cylinders in virginia right now. >> sean: last quick question, does romney ryan take wisconsin? >> i think they have a good shot at doing so. the numbers are looking good. president obama is spending a lot of time there which shows he is deeply worried about it. wouldn't be spending time if he were getting away with a state easily. one other thing, too, the president is going to make a stop in superior wisconsin in the northwestern part of the state. i'm convinced he thinks minnesota is at play. that is a place you go in order to affect duluth, minnesota. i think it is a very smart play on the president's part. not only a part of wisconsin that is important but also saying i need to get there because i may be seeing minnesota slip away from me as well. >> sean: i'm ready for game day. let's get it on. thanks for being with us. >> let's do it. >> sean: we now know that
. virginia has -- depends on defense to a greater degree than every other state except for alaska. we are second in per-capita defense expenditures. there's a special flavor on defense and special flavor on federal spending because governmental employment is so important not just in northern virginia which borders and washington d.c. but also in hampton roads and the surrounding localities. host: water the demographics of the state of virginia? guest: as with most large population states, they are many states in one. you ignore the virginia which is about 1/3 of the state's population and produces at least 30% of the boat if not more. that has a low nativity rate. that population is national and international in scope. it is the highest income region. it has people with the highest educational level and the state on average. it tends to be the most democratic region. if you go down to tidewater and hampton roads, that is a heavy defense industry area. it is a white-collar and blue- collar and has a large african- american population. it also has a relatively low nativity rape, people
of the year that will hurt military readiness. but for the defense industry it would be devastating. >> watch more debates online nit and throughout the day saturday on c-span starting at 10:00 a.m. eastern. now several perspectives on the presidential campaign in the battleground state of ohio. from "washington journal." this is an hour and twenty-five minutes. key battleground states as part of a series and the countdown to campaign 2012. today we will wrap up their series by putting a spotlight on ohio. to do that, we are joined by mark naymik, a political reporter with the "cleveland plain dealer." ohio has 18 crucial electoral votes. september unemployment rate of 7%. and a state that president obama won by a little more than four points in 2008. go beyond the numbers and explain why ohio has been described as the ultimate battleground state. guest: great question. ohio doesn't need any more spotlight. the candidates themselves and their running mates have been in ohio about 80 plus times by the time this weekend is over. that is a lot of activity. and the reason they are here, ohio is t
to sequester those automatic defense cuts. listen to this. >> the strong american military, so strong no one would think of testing it. so strong that people would rather meet us on the bargaining table than on the battlefield that is essential to us and to the world. unlike the president, i will will restore that funding to our military. >> mitt romney has also been in virginia to help george allen get elected to the u.s. senate. allen is a former senator and governor of virginia. and he is trailing right now in the real clear politics average of polls to another former governor of virginia. democrat tim cane by about 0.8 points. the two men have raised about $30 million combined. and more than 40 million will dollars has been spent by outside groups on that race alone. allen getting help from mitt romney. tim cane getting help from the democratic ticket as well. >> folks, understand one thing, barack and i believe as i believe you do. that we only have one sacred obligation as americans. to equip those we send to war and care for them and their families when they comb home. >> so you saw m
special flavor, it is probably defense. it depends on defense to a greater degree than any other state except for alaska's. there is a special flavor on defense, a special flavor on special spending. the hampton roads off of virginia beach and the localities. >> what are the demographics of the state of virginia? >> as with most population states, there are many states in 1 parity have a northern virginia, which is about one- third of the population, it produces 30% of the votes of some more. that population is national and international in scope. it is the highest income region. it has the people with the highest education levels in the state on average. it tends to be the most democratic region. if they go down to hampton roads, that is a heavy defense industry area. it is both white-collar and blue-collar, also has a large african-american population. and it also has a relatively low nativity rate, that is people not necessarily born in virginia, due to the influence of the navy. the navy brings lots of people in from across the nation and across the world. the richmond area is an u
to be back in green bay, wisconsin. >> the president is also playing defense with his itinerary in the final stretch. three stops in wisconsin, a state he wanted to lock down long ago. plus two stops in iowa and six cities in ohio. where he hopes victories will provide a midwestern firewall. the president may be less optimistic in the south where he is making only one visit each to florida and virginia, and has no plans to visit north carolina. >> we have never had north carolina for a year. out of the republican column. sure enough, that is where it will be on tuesday. >> this week, the president campaign also started pouring money to democratic-leaning states. michigan, minnesota, pennsylvania. note that commander-in-chief jacket was only slipped on after all the president's storm work. new york city city mayor michael bloomberg hard hit by the storm happened to pick today to endorse the president. bret? >> bret: ed henry live in las vegas. thank you. now to our continuing investigation in the libya scandal. there is new evidence tonight that september's terror attack on the u.s. mission i
commitment to national defense. [ applause ] a strong america is the best allied peace and i will keep it strong. [ applause ] now i have watched over the last few months as the campaign gathered the strength of a movement. not only the size of the crowds. this is it an extraordinary crowd tonight. [ applause ] it is also the depth of our shared conviction. it made me strive more to be worthy of your support and campaign as i would govern. and to speak for the aspirations of all americans. i learned as governor of the state of massachusetts best achievements are shared achievements and respect and good will go along way and return in kind. that's how i conduct myself as. doing things for the common good. i will not only represent one party. i will represent one nation. [ applause ] (chanting three more days) (chanting usa) >> now as you know, as you know, throughout the campaign. president obama has tried to convince you last four years have been a success. he's floating a plan for the next four years. he wants to take all of the first term, stim tim and borrowing and obamacare and all
by the suspect. one fired in self-defense. police chief kathy lanier hugged one of her officers on the scene. investigators pick up a hoels ere and place t in the trunk of an unmarked call. it was a close call responding to a 911 dispatch. a d.c. police officer became the victim when he was attacked by a man with a knife. >> officers received the call about 6:45 for domestic assault. when they arrived on the scene and approaching the house, apparently the suspect came up from behind the officers and attacked. one of the officers has several stab wounds to his head, neck and hands. the officer then turned around and gave the suspect and shots were fired. >> reporter: is suspect died on the scene. also injured, the grandfather of the dead suspect. he was attacked by his grandson early in the morning prompting the 911 call and response. what follows next serves as a reminder of how dangerous and unpredictable police work can be. >> this is traumatic for officers. the last thing we want to do is take a life. it's upsetting for the officers here. >> reporter: the chief says the injured officer ha
defense. from the democrats, romney can't find the votes for the battleground states, so he's throwing wild passes where he can't win. the new polls out today suggest the democrats are right, this is a distraction, not a reality. also, that romney jeep advertisement we told you about yesterday was so dishonest, so misleading that chrysler and gm executives themselves are pushing back. people expect politicians to trim the truth a bit, but it's possible that mitt romney has just a crossed a line that not even the most uninformed voters will accept, that jeep is moving to china. and look who's back, joe isuzu, speaking of dishonest, this time campaigning, kind of, for mitt romney. >> i'm joe isuzu. guys, vote for mitt romney and you'll get a free binder full of women, you have my word on it! >> in case you missed that, it's a spoof, sort of, and it's in the side show. joe isuzu is back. finally, let me finish with the best way to fight people who play racial politics -- get out there and vote. this is "hardball," the place for politics. jaw drop? campbell's has 24 new soups that will mak
at the forefront of some voters suppression efforts. >> well, you know, in his defense, that's not exactly true. the republican legislature here originally tried to enact some new voting lawes and tried to introduce, actually, a voter i.d. law and secretary houston took it -- basically took a stand against it that nipped that one, anyway. you know, he has been at the center of some other controversies, but like i say, he's straddle dollars the line there. >> well, we are going to see what happens on november 6th. it's great to have you here. say hello to my friend -- >> thank you very much. thank you so much. >>> there we are, awaiting president obama. we want to remind you about ways to help hurricane sandy victims, as well. you can also donate directly to the red cross by calling, by going to the website or you can text 90999 just to donate $10. with the theory of relativity, the next... stop, stop, stop! my car! not so much. but that's okay. you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car, and we give you the money to buy one
just coming in on our news wire the defense department says it is flying 17 aircraft from california to new york loaded with power generation equipment and crews to help restore power to the millions of homes and businesses devastated by hurricane sandy. there are a lot of folks here elderly, babies and so on living in homes that have no power, no heat and it is getting colder here in the northeast, and they are saying no end in sight in many places. people talking about perhaps a month without power. the pentagon says the equipment is being provided by southern california power companies, including con-ed and pacific gas and electric company. we will update that a bit later in the broadcast. we've been watching a major campaign controversy unfold this week over a new romney campaign ad, just when you didn't think anybody could shock anybody, this ad says the u.s. bailed outcries her and that chrysler is now going to go build jeeps in china democrats call the ad a flat out lie. take a look for yourselves. >> mitt romney has a plan to help the auto industry. he is ooh ported by lee ia
of defense, chairman of the joint chiefs, secretary of state, national security advisor et cetera. fox news has learned that u.s. military intelligence was reporting as early as 7:00 p.m. eastern, less than four hours after the attack began, that ansar al-sharia carried out the attack. the intelligence was relayed to the military with no caveats according to a source familiar with the intelligence. further two state department cables show stevens team warned washington at 6:43 a.m. in the morning they had concerns that members of the libyan police sent to guard them were photographing the come pound. quote, this important was photographing the inside of u.s. special mission and furthermore this person was part of the police unit september to protect the mission. u.s. intelligence officials confirmed to fox that in fact there were reports from the ground in benghazi that three hours before the attack on the consulate that a libyan militia was gathering weapons and gathering steam. that was three hours before the consulate was attacked at 9:47 p.m. on september 11th. martha? martha: there is
hours, is that moderation? let's bring in the legal panel, bob mags si and defense attorney tisha evans. >> you handle a lot of these cases. what is your take of this? >> from the plaintiff's perspective they will have to show causation. that being the ingestion of the drink to caused death. preexisting medical condition is going to play a big role. medical experts are coming in both sides. you will have will the warning issue on to overcome. supervision to overcome. what evidence the mother as she drank in it excess. that is where the evidence will lie. it's not that easy of a case for the plaintiff. >> gregg: tisha, you know children make bad choices all the time which is why they need apparently guidance. if the mother knows, parental guidance. but if the mother notion could there be contribute other negligence on the part of mother? >> you have to make sure that she was with her. >> does she haveable an obligation you have to stay away anything that has caffeine base of a heart condition? >> i would say no, it's ridiculous. anything that is taken excessively can cause health problem
, new york governor, andrew cuomo, announced the department of defense will be setting up gas distribution centers to help motorists. there will be a ten gallon limit. up next, the convention speech one-liner that mitt romney would rather we forget. ♪ [ male announcer ] you've reached the age where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. so, why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. >>> president obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans
plenty of iowans that aren't defensed by either campaign. >> fiscally i just don't see how we can sustain ourselves. i mean, europe right now, i mean, big huge great empires, countries and all that, that they're going bankrupt. it's going to be us. >> reporter: orthodontist chad moran plans to vote for romney, but didn't think his math udz up to erase the deficit. >> i don't think either side honestly really has a plan for going ahead. >> it becomes a lesser of two evils. >> reporter: he says he can't plan a 2013 budget and can't hire. >> they're just not ordering. >> reporter: he says, like him, they're frozen waiting to see who wins the election and whether we fall off the fiscal cliff. >> i need some reassurance that we're going to take care of our debt problems, that we're going to help small business. >> reporter: he says he will vote for romney, but acknowledges there's little the next president can do without congress, and it pains him. >> this is my dream. i have everything invested in this company, and so, you know, my name is on the line. with the bank. i have to make it happen.
%, better than expected. housing recovery and defense orders also fueled the third quarter. host: back to the phones. rebecca is calling us from cincinnati this morning. she's on our line for republicans. she's optimistic. go ahead, rebecca. caller: yes. the season will grow due to the fact that i heard over a month ago that wal-mart for christmas would be training in october 50,000 people, 40,000 for kohl's, and all the other stores take into consideration. this is just a temporary 2%. my problem is this. this president had nothing -- i don't care about race, color, or creed, believe me, and he has -- he's a charmer. that's how he got in the first time. he's trying it the second time. he had three years. why didn't he do things? he didn't. he was living things up and entertaining and everything. and he went to a food bank to buy a $520 pair of sneakers. come on now. all i want is people, when they go to vote who have jobs, please, before you look, stop and think of the people who do not pay jobs, who are hurting. they're losing their homes. they have children. it's sad. host: we're go
. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. >>> governor chris christie was >>> governor chris christie was visibly shaken after surveying what sandy had done to his state. >> new jersey's governor described how emotional it has been to witness all the loss. >> let me start with i just never thought i would see what i saw today, ever. i have met some folks there that obviously now have no place to live at the moment and are extraordinarily emotional. and what they wanted more than anything else was just, you know, to see me and to get a hug. we got back up into the helicopter and flew to the jersey shore of my youth, where we used to go all the time, to the boardwalk at seaside heights, and it is gone. the pier with the rides where i was -- took my kids this august before the republican convention, those rides are in the atlantic ocean. the rides my two younger kids rode this summer are in the atlantic ocean. the roller coaster, all of them. the stand in the middle of the boardwalk that sells sausage and peppers and lemonade is gone. and i looked for it t
their livelihood is directly attached to defense spending. that will translate, however, across the state. ali? >> ted, thank you. to cnn's kyung lah in colorado. unemployment there at 8%, just a little bit above the national average. will it come down to jobs for colorado voters? >> reporter: absolutely. you have it absolutely right, ali. it is about jobs. it is about how have people been personally affected by a job loss either within their own families or among friends? here in this very key swing state we've gone down to the counties, we've talked to the key demographics and we talked to the women. suburban women here are critical for either party in order to grab those states. we talked to women and they say this is about job security. who is it going to be in white house who will make sure that over the next four years my family isn't going to be impacted, what i put on my kitchen table isn't going to be impacted? we went out and talked to college students. they were really enthusiastic in 2008, helping barack obama win this state, winning the nine electoral votes. this time around they
. our whole government defense relies on the big board. stanley kubrick directed this and it has to be number one. there are no hanging chads in my number one because this is such a sharp, sharp joke about what happens when the government has to assemble and do something really quickly. now, you and i both know we're not exactly engineered for that. so in dr. strangelove, a general decides he's going to drop the bomb on russia, which is a huge problem. so peter sellers in this movie playing numerous roles as he always does, he has to kind of coral all of these people in the government and try to stop this, the crazy war that's going to happen just randomly on one day. and this movie just keeps getting better with age because, you know, lines never stop being funny, as our world gets more and more ridiculous in real life. like george c. scott and the russian ambassador are fighting and peter sellers has to break it up by saying, you can't fight in here. this is the war room. >> i love it. >> and it's a classic. 1964. you are reaching back. not to confuse it with "dr. no." you star
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